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Touching the Void

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In 1985, two adventurous young mountaineers, [[Performer~P373906~Joe Simpson~joesimpson]] and [[Performer~P373907~Simon Yates~simonyates]], set off to climb the treacherous west face of the Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes. They were experienced climbers, and climbed "Alpine-style," climbing the mountain in "one great push," without setting up ropes or base camps ahead of time. After dealing with a snowstorm and some dangerous climbing over powder formations, they reached the summit (about 21,000 feet...more

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